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Can I take prenatal vitamin with milk?

Can I take prenatal vitamin with milk?

Yes: You can take vitamin with milk. Iron should not be taken with milk as calcium in milk prevents absorption of iron. ...Read more

Prenatal Vitamin (Definition)

Prenatal vitamins have most of the constituents of a regualr multivitamin but a higher dose of folci acid (at least 800 mcg). Folic acid is important to the fetus to make sure the neural tube develops ...Read more


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Is it harmful to fetus if you forget to take prenatal vitamin once?

Is it harmful to fetus if you forget to take prenatal vitamin once?

This a daily pill?: Then no harm.
They are a supplement of normal intake of vitamins in food, so, you probably get a significant amount of all nutrients without them.
Taking them 90% of the time and missing 10% smaller than the variation in how much gets in; smaller than the variation in the size of the person taking them! Probably is smaller than the variability on how much is in the vitamin! ...Read more

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What's the reason for women having to take prenatal vitamin before HSG?

What's the reason for women having to take prenatal vitamin before HSG?

HSG: Most women attempting pregnancy are routinely put on prenatal vitamins to decrease the chance of birth defects. There is some evidence to suggest that fertility is increased for 2-3 months after an HSG, so it makes sense to start the vitamins beforehand. ...Read more

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A friend told me that if I take prenatal vitamin it will help with nausea Is this true because I don't take them cause I hate pills?

A friend told me that if I take prenatal vitamin it will help with nausea Is this true because I don't take them cause I hate pills?

Prenatal pills: Prenatal pills should not give nausea. You will have nausea during early pregnancy but these pills will not aggravate it. Plus, these pills are very important for your baby's development during pregnancy. So, please continue to take them. Good luck! ...Read more

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Having hypothyroidism is it safe to take prenatal vitamin and biotin even if I'm not pregnant?

Having hypothyroidism is it safe to take prenatal vitamin and biotin even if I'm not pregnant?

Yes: Having hypothryroidism does not affect your need for vitamins. The only concern is that taking calcium supplements can interfere with absorption of thyroid hormone, so if the penatal vitamin has calcium take it at least 2 hours after taking thyroid. Also, I advise having your doctor check your free T3 level- if not in the upper half of the normal range consider adding liothyronine (t3). ...Read more

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Can anyone take prenatal vitamins?

Can anyone take prenatal vitamins?

A non pregnant: Woman can take them but if you are not preg or breast feeding a good multi-vitamin would be better. ...Read more

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When do women take prenatal vitamins?

When do women take prenatal vitamins?

When pregnant: When they are pregnant. But you should start taking Folic Acid before pregnancy begins. ...Read more

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When should you take prenatal vitamins?

When should you take prenatal vitamins?

Three months before: Three months before your pregnancy if you can anticipate. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take prenatal vitamins?

What is the best way to take prenatal vitamins?

Any way: Chewables or tablet form, as long as you can tolerate taking the vitamins, that is what is important. Prenatal vitamins are SUPPLEMENTS to a healthy, well-balanced diet. In addition, if you are planning to conceive, best to start a prenatal or multivitamin supplement (extra folic acid) 2-3 months prior to conception and throughout the first trimester. I personally prefer DHA in the prenatals. ...Read more

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Can I take prenatal vitamins and iberet at the same time?

Can I take prenatal vitamins and iberet at the same time?

Should be: Ok. Just little extra on the vitamins. What your body needs it will use. What it doesn't it will excrete. Talk to you doctors And let them know you are on both ...Read more

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Is it wise to take prenatal vitamins and a b vitamin complex together?

Is it wise to take prenatal vitamins and a b vitamin complex together?

Maybe: There is no harm in taking them together; however, b vitamins are commonly nauseating. Therefore, taking them together may increase the risk of nausea. I would suggest taking them at different times to prevent nausea and to minimize a large peak of b vitamins. Several smaller doses make the vitamin available throughout the day. ...Read more

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Can I take prenatal vitamins at night, without food? Anything else makes me sick.

Can I take prenatal vitamins at night, without food? Anything else makes me sick.

Yes!: While its ok to take vitamins at night without food. It's important to remember that certain vitamins are far soluble. That means that they will not be absorbed well if you are on an empty stomach. So, if you eat dinner a little earlier and then take your vitamins at bed time, it should be ok ...Read more

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Is it ok to take prenatal vitamins and multi- women a day vitamins in the same day, every day?

Probably not: Not such a good idea mostly because it might cause you to intake too much vit a which can be a problem

go to vitamindcouncil. Org and look up vit a there and you will find a good article there to explain this. ...Read more

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Took an EPT and is positive. When should I start to take prenatal vitamins? Does it matter what brand of vitamins they are?

3 months before: It is best to start Prenatal vitamins 3 months before. Since you did not you can just start today. There are hundreds of brands to choose from and you may choose whichever one you like. ...Read more

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Should I take prenatal vitamins if I'm breastfeeding?

Should I take prenatal vitamins if I'm breastfeeding?

Yes: Absolutely. Many women are vitamin d deficient which will contribute to vitamin d deficiency in the baby (rickets). The baby should also receive a vitamin d supplement. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take prenatal vitamins at 10 pm?

Not if you: Consistently remember to take them at that time and it can become part of a routine. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I take prenatal vitamins and collagen at the same time?

Can I take prenatal vitamins and collagen at the same time?

Not a good idea: As collagen vitamins contain higher doses of vitamin c and vitamin a, it can cause side effects like nausea and other side effects and if you are pregnant it is not a good idea to combine these two together. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take prenatal vitamins when its expired in 2012?

No harm, but no good: It probably doesn't pose any harm to you, but won't provide any benefit. ...Read more

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Any insights for why some women have to take prenatal vitamins all the time?

Any insights for why some women have to take prenatal vitamins all the time?

Have to?: I don't think women HAVE TO take prenatal vitamins all of the time except when trying to conceive, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. A mulitivitamin is a great supplement to everybodys diet. ...Read more

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Can you take prenatal vitamins for no particular reason, or would that overdose you with vitamins?

Can you take prenatal vitamins for no particular reason, or would that overdose you with vitamins?

Not harmful: A prenatal vitamin would not be harmful. However, if you get a good, balanced diet, you would not need it, with one exception; a supplement of 400 micrograms daily of folate (folic acid) (found in multivitamins and prenatal vits) is recommended for women even before they get pregnant to reduce the risk of some birth defects in the babies. A good iphone resource for preventive topics is my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

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I am trying for get pregnet 9 month but I am not what can I do please help me and I take prenatal vitamins three month ago but nothing happing?

I am trying for get pregnet 9 month but I am not what can I do please help me and I take prenatal vitamins three month ago but nothing happing?

Pay attention to your diet: Poor diet is a common cause of infertility. Both you and your husband should pay attention to this, get adequate rest and exercise, stop "trying to get pregnant" and concentrate your relationships midway between periods when ovulation occurs. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take prenatal vitamins if you aren't pregnant?

Is it bad to take prenatal vitamins if you aren't pregnant?

No: Prenatal vitamins are absolutely ok even if you are not pregnant. Prenatal vitamins also reduce the risk of birth defects in the event that one day you do become pregnant. ...Read more

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